Official Press Release
On Friday, June 2, some of DC Comics’ greatest writers and artists will be on hand for the Wizard World Philadelphia convention, along with members of the DC Comics staff!
DC writers and artists scheduled to be at the convention include:
- Amanda Conner (JSA CLASSIFIED)
- Geoff Johns (INFINITE CRISIS, 52, TEEN TITANS)
- Adam Kubert (ACTION COMICS)
- Andy Kubert (BATMAN)
- Jim Lee (ALL STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER, WILDCATS)
- Josh Middleton (SUPERMAN/SHAZAM: FIRST THUNDER, AMERICAN VIRGIN covers)
- Rags Morales (IDENTITY CRISIS, JSA, WONDER WOMAN)
- Jimmy Palmiotti (JONAH HEX, INFINITE CRISIS AFTERMATH: THE BATTLE FOR BLUDHAVEN, UNCLE SAM & THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS)
- Darick Robertson (THE BOYS)
- Michael Turner (JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA covers)
DC’s Editorial staff at the convention will include Dan DiDio, Senior VP – Executive Editor, DCU, Will Dennis, Editor, Vertigo, and Pornsak Pichetshote, Associate Editor, Vertigo. Also attending the convention from DC’s Creative Services department will be Richard Bruning, Senior VP – Creative Director.
The Sales & Marketing staff will be represented in Philadelphia by John Cunningham, VP – Marketing, Bob Wayne, VP – Sales, Fletcher Chu-Fong, Manager – Events & Retailer Services, Matt Keller, Manager – Marketing, Vince Letterio, Manager – Direct Sales, Adam Philips, Manager – Marketing Communications, Alex Segura, Publicity Manager, Michael Freeman, Representative, Direct Sales and Rex Ogle, Representative, Events & Retailer Services.
DC Comics will host several panels at the convention, including:
ONE ON ONE WITH JIM LEE
Friday, June 2, 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Join Jim Lee (ALL STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER, WILDCATS), one of the comic book industry’s greatest creators and Wizard World Philadelphia’s Guest of Honor, for a Q&A. You won’t want to miss this!
Friday, June 2, 5:00pm – 6:00pm
DC NATION is taking the world by storm, and Dan DiDio, Senior VP – Executive Editor DCU, invites you to be part of the revolution! Discuss surviving a Crisis, living in a world One Year Later and the weekly developments of 52. Rise up and join the NATION!
DCU: ONE YEAR GREATER
Saturday, June 3, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Dan DiDio, Senior VP – Executive Editor DCU and Bob Wayne, VP-Sales are joined by Andy Kubert (BATMAN), Jimmy Palmiotti (JONAH HEX) and more for a peek into what’s upcoming in comics’ greatest universe!
VERTIGO: BEYOND BOUNDARIES
Saturday, June 3, 5:00pm – 6:00pm
The imprint behind runaway hits like 100 BULLETS, FABLES, DMZ, and Y: THE LAST MAN invites you to get the lowdown on the latest news from the cutting edge-and more!
WILDSTORM TALENT SEARCH CONTEST
Sunday, June 4, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
You could be WildStorm’s next great talent! Entrants MUST download and print out the sample script from www.dccomics.com, www.wildstorm.com or www.wizardconventions.com, create penciled sample pages and submit them at the Wizard booth at Wizard World: Philadelphia on Friday or Saturday. Then join comics superstar Jim Lee as he reveals the winner of this round of the WildStorm Talent Search.
WILDSTORM: GROUND ZERO
Sunday June 4, 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Witness the upcoming evolution of the Wildstorm Universe! Hosted by Bob Wayne, VP-Sales, and Jim Lee, Editorial Director-Wildstorm (upcoming WILDCATS). Get in on the ground floor for the next big thing in comics!
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